Race route

Start in Warsaw

Warsaw, capital city, is the heart of Poland, so we couldn't place Race Around Poland start and finish anywhere else. It is for your and your fans' comfort. It is easy to get to Warsaw by plane, train, car and find accommodation.

The sharp start of the race will be located just outside the city, in Obórki, and the first kilometers of the route will lead well-known cyclists, calm road through Gassy towards Góra Kalwaria.

Then we cross the Vistula river and through Parczew we reach the border with Belarus in Włodawa. Then we fly along the Ukrainian border and in Hrubieszów (330km) we reach the first checkpoint. Behind Przemyśl we have the first solid driveway - at Arłamów, to land in the heart of the Bieszczady - Ustrzyki Górne after 600km. The next checkpoints are just about 300 km away.

Behind the Bieszczady and Beskids, the Tatra Mountains are waiting for you with the highest hills and breathtaking views. Checkpoint in Białka Tatrzańska (940km) These are the same areas where the Polish UCI World Tour - Tour de Pologne is held. At this point, the track leaves the border and is routed so as to include the most iconic hills and viewpoints.

We already have 1200 km behind us

At 1270 km we have Istebna and around the border of three borders, that is, welcome to the Slovaks and Czechs. There we will drive to the Presidential Castle in Wisła.

In the Kłodzko Valley we will start with the city called Polish Carcassone because of the charming defensive walls (Paczków 1500km). From Szklarska Poręba, the capital of the Karkonosze Mountains (1800 km), we head north. 

Another checkpoint located on the border with Germany - Kostrzyn on the Oder (2080km), where every year the largest music festival in Poland Pol'and’Rock takes place, previously known as the Przystanek Woodstock. Probably some of you will have the opportunity to be its witness during the RAP. Then we pass Szczecin, Międzyzdroje and drive along the coast reaching Kołobrzeg (2400km) on the way. We end our adventure with the Baltic Sea in Sopot, where next to the pier, will be located the checkpoint (2670km).

Then Masuria and Węgorzewo (3000km) near the border with the Kaliningrad District. Continue along the border with Lithuania and Belarus to check in at the last checkpoint in Sokółka (3240km). From there, we take the direction to Warsaw and close the loop!

A total of 3600km, 33000m elevation. Lowlands, highlands, Carpathian Mountains, Sudetes, Baltic, Masuria ... and 6 countries at your fingertips (Ukraine, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Russia, Lithuania, Belarus).

It promises to be a beautiful adventure!

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Race Around Poland

First edition of the longest cycling race in Poland
3600km non-stop solo or team.

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